As Donald Trump and congressional Republicans take steps to roll back Obama-era financial regulations, the public remains divided over whether regulations of financial institutions have gone too far or not gone far enough.
As the debate continues over repeal of the Affordable Care Act and what might replace it, a growing share of Americans believe that the federal government has a responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage.
A majority of U.S. adults say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost, while roughly a third say such regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy.
By design, wealthier Americans pay most of the nation’s total individual income taxes.
Here’s a roundup of our most-visited blog posts over the past year, along with some insights into the editorial thinking behind them.
Strengthening the economy has been one of the public's top priorities for the president and Congress going back even before the Great Recession. Here are key takeaways from our surveys on the state of public opinion about the economy.
Although the official unemployment rate was down to 6.2% in July, many economists and other analysts have concluded that that measure doesn't fully capture what's happened to the U.S. economy since the Great Recession officially ended in the summer of 2009.
A few critics have portrayed our report as an effort to foment a “generational war” over Social Security and Medicare. Let me respond.
Key takeaways from the Pew Research Center survey, "Millennials in Adulthood."
According to recent polls, one issue on which Obama can count on strong public support is his call for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.